"Doesn't this seem just a wee bit of a contradiction? You assign someone to follow a group of people, or movement, whose fundamental plank is transparency, but then you won't be transparent as to who that is? Keller declined to identify the editor, saying he wanted to spare that person 'a bombardment of e-mails and excoriation in the blogosphere.' You mean like say um, oh, the Sports Editor? Or the Opinion Page Editor? Or the author of the above piece, the Public Editor? I've never heard of a newspaper having a Private Editor.It all just makes my head hurt." (hat tip: KnoxNews.Com's "No Silence Here" blog)
Tens of thousands of American Service Members are deployed in hostile and remote regions of the world, including the Middle East, Afghanistan, and on ships throughout international waters. The physical conditions they must endure are difficult and they may be separated from loved ones for long periods of time.Operation Gratitude seeks to lift morale and put smiles on faces by sending care packages addressed to individual Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines deployed in harm's way.** Operation Gratitude care packages contain food, hygiene products, entertainment items and personal letters of appreciation, all wrapped with good wishes of love and support.
Through Collection Drives, Letter Writing Campaigns and Donations of funds for shipping expenses, Operation Gratitudeprovides civilians anywhere in America a way to express their respect and appreciation to the men and women of the U.S. Military in an active, hands-on manner.
Learn more - and help out - by visiting Operation Gratitude's website!